Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

HOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively counter the growing threat.

1226: A former nurse at a skilled nursing home has been struck off after a disciplinary hearing found that he had kissed a resident’s neck and asked her to marry him.

Full story covered in the Governance Weekly.